The Angus breed celebrated a dominant performance at the 11th Beef Spectacular awards night in Wagga, cementing the breeds’ place as the top performer for commercial performance.
Awards were presented for eating quality (a first for the most recent competition), feedlot performance, carcase, brand suitability and overall performance.
In a year that has been difficult across all facets of the beef industry, 45 vendors put up 87 teams and 435 head of cattle to compete in this event.
Coming out on top in 2020 was a team of 5 Angus steers from RG Allen & Sons, Mortlake Victoria claiming the grand champion pen. Their winning team were scored 834.5 points out of a possible 1000.
|Exhibitor||Team||Breed||MSA Index Team Average|
|1st||Hufton Pastoral Co||J19||Angus||58.04|
|2nd||Tait Pastoral Company||J38||Angus||57.19|
|3rd||Tait Pastoral Company||J77||Angus||57.08|
|4th||Kyeamba Downs Partnership||J26||Angus||57|
|5th||Boco Pastoral Company||J04||Angus x Hereford||56.99|
|6th||Wantabadgery Pastoral Co||J81||Angus||56.89|
|8th||JG & V Bond||J20||Angus||56.48|
|9th||RG Allen & Sons||J33||Angus||56.44|
|= Champion||RG Allen & Sons||J33||Angus influenced||350|
|Champion||Tait Pastoral Company||J77||Angus||413|
|Reserve Champion||S & J Priestly||J75||Angus x Murray Grey||413|
|Champion||Tait Pastoral Company||J38||Angus||806.5|
|= Champion||Tait Pastoral Company||J77||Angus||806.5|
|Champion||RG Allen & Sons||J33||Angus||834.5|
|Reserve Champion||Barfold Beef||J01||Angus||800|
|RG Allen & Sons||J33||Angus||834.5|
|= 3rd||Tait Pastoral Company||J38||Angus||806.5|
|= 3rd||Tait Pastoral Company||J77||Angus||806.5|
|6th||JM & SA Morse||J22||Simmental x Angus||803|
|8th||Black Diamond Speckle Parks||J44||Speckle Park x Angus||791.5|
Feature Image: James & Georgie Knight, overall Grand Champion pen of steer exhibitors. Image courtesy of The Land